Close

Accountants and Auditors

in Massachusetts

Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data. Excludes "Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents" (13-2081).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
132011  Accountants and Auditors 39,031 42,100 3,069 7.86 % 1,349 307 1,042 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

CSV of this data
Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    13,650  35 % 15,460  37 % 1,810  13 % $85,790
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    13,650  35 % 15,460  37 % 1,810  13 % $85,790
Finance and Insurance    5,060  13 % 5,530  13 % 470  9 % $86,020
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    2,470  6 % 2,760  7 % 290  12 % $91,620
Management of Companies and Enterprises    2,000  5 % 2,090  5 % 90  4 % $87,980
Management of Companies and Enterprises    2,000  5 % 2,090  5 % 90  4 % $87,980
Health Care and Social Assistance    1,890  5 % 2,190  5 % 300  15 % $73,630
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    1,500  4 % 1,490  4 % -10  -1 % $76,380
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    1,490  4 % 1,580  4 % 90  6 % $78,330
Wholesale Trade    1,460  4 % 1,510  4 % 50  3 % $84,170
Educational Services    1,460  4 % 1,550  4 % 90  6 % $71,690
Educational Services    1,460  4 % 1,550  4 % 90  6 % $71,690
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    1,110  3 % 990  2 % -120  -11 % $74,650
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities    1,080  3 % 1,160  3 % 80  8 % $85,090
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    1,010  3 % 1,100  3 % 90  9 % $67,900
Information    990  3 % 1,040  2 % 50  6 % $85,240
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    940  2 % 1,020  2 % 80  8 % $86,480
Administrative and Support Services    940  2 % 1,030  2 % 90  10 % $67,480
Real Estate    850  2 % 910  2 % 60  7 % $86,550
Construction    750  2 % 790  2 % 40  5 % $82,150
Hospitals    720  2 % 810  2 % 90  12 % $81,240
Other Services (except Government)    640  2 % 680  2 % 40  7 % $74,310
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    580  1 % 610  1 % 30  5 % $85,750
Social Assistance    580  1 % 660  2 % 80  14 % $64,390
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    570  1 % 610  1 % 40  7 % $84,730
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    520  1 % 520  1 % 0  -0 % $84,010
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    500  1 % 540  1 % 40  8 % $73,780
Ambulatory Health Care Services    420  1 % 530  1 % 110  25 % $70,040
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    370  1 % 380  1 % 10  4 % $83,850
Specialty Trade Contractors    370  1 % 390  1 % 20  6 % $81,120
Accommodation and Food Services    310  1 % 330  1 % 20  6 % $70,320
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    260  1 % 270  1 % 10  2 % $76,240
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    230  1 % 220  1 % -10  -7 % $78,670
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    230  1 % 240  1 % 10  6 % $68,900
Construction of Buildings    220  1 % 230  1 % 10  7 % $85,720
Other Information Services    200  1 % 210  1 % 10  9 % $82,530
Machinery Manufacturing    190  0 % 170  0 % -20  -12 % $79,580
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers    180  0 % 200  0 % 20  8 % $90,200
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    180  0 % 190  0 % 10  8 % $71,330
Accommodation, including Hotels and Motels    170  0 % 190  0 % 20  7 % $68,840
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction    160  0 % 160  0 % 0  1 % $75,040
Chemical Manufacturing    160  0 % 170  0 % 10  2 % $75,190
Food Manufacturing    120  0 % 130  0 % 10  3 % $68,180
Nonstore Retailers    100  0 % 120  0 % 20  20 % $77,620
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing    100  0 % 100  0 % 0  -1 % $79,260
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. (more...)